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Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 2: Water Efficiency & Sustainable Sites

GBCI: 0920010492

LEED v4 homes is different than the 2008 program but how so?
Eligible for 1.5 CE HOURS.
  • 1.5 CE

  • LEED AP Homes
  • LEED Green Associate
  • LU/HSW

Rating system: v4, v2009

Published on: September 20, 2016

Average: 3.8 (11 votes)
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About

Water efficiency and sustainable sites go hand in hand. Learn ways to reduce your impact and use tools predict water usage both indoors and out.
Here you will see what’s new and changes made to the Water Efficiency (WE) category along with the changes made to the Sustainable Sites. Gone are the days of complicated water performance calculations thanks the USGBC’s and EPA’s easy to use water calculators.

Objectives

  1. Know how to migrate your LEED 2008 projects to the new V4 checklist in water & sites
  2. Understand how to use V4 to ensure your next project contributes to reducing water and site impacts on the environment
  3. Get up to speed on benefits, drawbacks and opportunities with the new HOMES v4 rating system in water and sites.
  4. Learn where you can find more resources and expertise for further help in water efficiency & site impacts

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series

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GreenHome Institute
Grand Rapids, MI
United States

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Jay Hall

President Jay Hall and Associates, Inc.
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Other sessions included in that series:

 

Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 1: Changes LT IP

 

Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 5: MR

 

Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 2: Water Efficiency & Sustainable Sites

 

Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 6: EQ

 

Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 3: EA Prescriptive

 

Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 7: Innovation & Regional Priority

 

Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 4: EA Performance

 

Understanding LEED for Homes V4 Series
Part 8: Case Studies